A Purpose-Driven Job Search Can Help You Land Your Dream Position

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We’ve all heard of attempting to live a purpose-driven life, but what about conducting a purpose-driven job search? The ongoing pandemic has untethered many job candidates from prior geographic and job requirement constraints, leaving many with new priorities around what an ideal new job should be.

Frederick Community College Develops Industry-oriented Pipeline Programs for Talent Recruitment

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We previously highlighted the need for industry-academia partnerships to recruit and retain talent in the BioHealth Capital Region. As qualified life sciences job candidates continue to be in high demand in the region, institutes such as Frederick Community College (FCC)  have stepped up to the plate to help fill the local talent pipeline and diversify the next generation of the workforce. 

How Life Science Job Seekers Use Personal Branding to Attract Top Employers

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Mining job posting sites and carpet bombing potential life sciences employers with your CV and a cover letter is an antiquated approach to landing your next dream job. Relying on this job search method alone will result in your CV getting lost among the morass of job candidates jockeying for attention and the opportunity to interview.

[Podcast] Grow Your Career in Biotech with Chris Frew

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What You’ll Learn
How to enter and move between academia, biotech and big pharma
Tips for advancing your career internally, even in the most competitive environments
How to discover your zone of genius and things to consider when trying to identify your next career move
Your personal brand, why it matters, and how to get noticed
The culture of the industry, including progress made in diversity, equity, and inclusion but also challenges of working in an industry that lacks leadership diversity. We have a candid conversation on the barriers to leadership and how to make progress toward a truly inclusive and equitable industry.

Why I Took a New Job Because of A Great Candidate Experience

Positive Candidate Experience
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‘Candidate experience’ is a phrase that is frequently tossed around by talent acquisition leaders seeking to improve their recruiting and hiring practices. This makes sense, as the current job market is competitive, and wholly candidate driven: most desirable candidates are currently employed, often evaluating several job options in addition to ‘yours’. With that being said, the experience that you provide your candidates can be the difference between winning a new employee, or losing great talent to a competitor.

Instead of Finding a New Job, Here’s How to Get Your Skills Used and Ideas Heard

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When your skills aren’t being utilized, your interests have changed, or even your lifestyle has different demands, it can be easy to start scrolling LinkedIn or Indeed. Before jumping ship and changing jobs, I suggest having a conversation with your manager. In fact, I encourage my clients to talk to their managers as their skills, interests, and lifestyle is changing rather than wait until it already has.

Take Control of Your Life Sciences Career: Get Skilled-up for the Biopharma Jobs of the Future Now

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The life sciences industry is evolving rapidly into a world where lab experimentation will meet artificial intelligence, automation will merge with human ingenuity and hard-won wisdom, and the power of viral vectors, stem cells, nanotechnology, and gene editing tools will revolutionize health care as we know it.